Posts tagged ‘view’

Morning light

My home village of Uplyme, in East Devon, seen in the snowiest winter for many years. The view from our field was breathtaking, as the sun rose over the woods and touched the far side of the valley with rosy light.

Tags: , , ; taken on Saturday, December 18th, 2010

Midsummer mist

A friend and I went up Pilsdon Pen to watch the midsummer sun rise. Despite a very chill breeze, we were rewarded by this wonderful view to the south, with the Marshwood Vale draped with early morning mist. Like many rural areas, the vale is disfigured by rows of electricity pylons striding across the country, […]

Tags: , , ; taken on Monday, June 21st, 2010

From dark to light

After a disappointingly dull afternoon in Lyme Regis, the sun suddenly came through the clouds and illuminated the golden sandstone of the cliffs by Stonebarrow Hill and all along the Jurassic Coast towards Burton Bradstock. This view won’t be repeated again, since the beach was remodelled a few years afterwards, so all the wooden groynes […]

Tags: , , ; taken on Monday, April 11th, 2005

Colmer’s Hill

A local landmark, much beloved by residents and arriving holiday visitors alike: cries of “we’re nearly there” have probably echoed round more than a few cars driving west from Bridport. One of several conical hills nearby, its crown of pine trees is distinctive. Since this photo was taken, some replacement saplings now stubble the fringes […]

Tags: , ; taken on Saturday, October 30th, 2004

Walking the dog

A freezing cold January morning, when my fingers were almost too cold to operate the shutter button. I’d been spending time taking photos of the rising sun shining on the wet sand and rocks, and eventually the sun came up, and a couple walking their dog over the sand of Spittles beach presented an irresistible […]

Tags: , , ; taken on Sunday, January 18th, 2004